Boards & Committees A-C

  1. Affordable Housing Committee

    The Oak Bluffs Affordable Housing Committee was created to work towards the Commonwealth’s goal of designating 10% of the town’s year-round housing stock for affordable housing.

  2. Board of Assessors

    The Board of Assessors is responsible for the full and fair valuation of all Oak Bluffs real and personal property for the purpose of the equitable distribution of the property tax burden. The assessors regularly collect and analyze data pertaining to recent real estate transactions, current costs of land acquisitions and building construction, commercial market rents, vacancies, and expenses, and land use issues to assist them in determination of market value.

  3. Board of Health

    The Board of Health is responsible for all public health issues, including enforcement of Title 5 Regulations, the State Sanitary Code, and Food Code. The Health Agent responds to hazardous waste spills, oil spills, housing, septage and trash complaints, and air and water quality issues.

  4. Board of Selectmen

    The Board of Selectmen are the Chief Elected Officials of the Town. The Board consists of 5 residents who are elected to 3-year terms on a community-wide basis. Massachusetts General Laws vest the Board of Selectmen with all municipal authority not delegated to other elected boards or retained by Town Meeting, as the Town's legislative branch.

  5. Capital Program Committee

    The Capital Program Committee exists to prepare an annual Capital Improvement Plan for Oak Bluffs and to consult with the Town’s financial groups regarding Capital Improvement Fund Policy and Debt Policy.

  6. Cemetery Commission

    The Cemetery Commission is charged with ensuring the proper maintenance of Oak Grove Cemetery and making improvements where needed.

  7. Community Development Council

    The Community Development Council (CDC) is an advisory group reporting to the Board of Selectmen (BOS) on matters related to the future of the town as contained in the 418 Community Development Plan (CDP) report: growth, quality of life; open space and natural resources; economic development; affordable housing; and traffic.

  8. Community Preservation Committee

    Find meeting minutes, details, and information about the Community Preservation Committee.

  9. Conservation Commission

    The Conservation Commission is charged with protecting the town's wetlands, waterways and flood zones through regulation, education and environmental planning.

  10. Copeland Plan Review Committee

    The purpose of the Copeland Plan District is to preserve cultural continuity of the District by preservation of its architectural integrity and parks. The Copeland Plan Review Committee has overlay review of any change of an existing structure, including demolition and replacement of buildings within its boundaries.

  11. Cottage City Historic District Commission

    The Cottage City Historic District Commission (CCHDC) reviews building projects in the district. It is the mission of the volunteer members of this Commission to act as stewards of our Victorian buildings and the unique architectural heritage of our sea side resort.